Science & Nature
Psychology of Perception: The Pathway from the Eye to the Brain
A one-time class covering the structure and function of the eye, and how information is sent to the brain.
Dr Steph Acaster
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This session will begin with naming structures of the eye, before moving on to discuss the functions of these. Students will be invited to take turns adding labels to a diagram, and help each other deduce which label fits where. In the lecture portion of the class, we will look at examples of reflexes such as pupil constriction and lens focusing. In the second half, we will learn features of photoreceptors, and understand the pathway that signals take from the eye to the brain, what this...
Students will learn: The names of features of the eye (e.g. cornea, lens, sclera, retina, etc) To define a reflex and give an example related to the eye How the eye and brain interact to allow us to perceive the world around us How vision and eye health are examined
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Dr Steph Acaster
Online Educator and Psychology PhD graduate #UKteacher
🇬🇧Lives in the United Kingdom
200 total reviews
270 completed classes
ABOUT ME I love learning, and I enjoy exploring knowledge and finding new ways to combine topics or teach them in different ways. I am a full-time online educator and I teach a range of subject areas, including Psychology, Math(s), Biology, and...